FNS40215 - Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

Duration: Self-Paced Online

Course Fees

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What's included in your course fees

  • Telephone support from a qualified trainer

Whether you are considering this course to successfully land your first job in this exciting industry, start your own business, improve your existing job role or simply round out your skill set, our FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping is the pathway to achieving your goals.

AUS-IAS is an industry leader in the provision of Accounting and Bookkeeping training. The quality of our trainers and course materials are quite simply the reason you should choose us!  Our trainers and course developers successfully work in the Accounting and Bookkeeping industry meaning you are learning from experts that walk the walk, and have a genuine passion for sharing and imparting their knowledge and skills to each and every one of our students.

This qualification is designed to reflect the job roles of contract bookkeepers and employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries.

A Business Activity Statement (BAS) service is a tax agent service that includes, but is not limited to, the following: preparing or lodging an approved form about a taxpayer's liabilities, obligations or entitlements under a BAS provision; giving a taxpayer advice about a BAS provision that the taxpayer can reasonably be expected to rely upon to satisfy their taxation obligations; or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to a BAS provision.

Persons providing a BAS service must be registered by the Tax Practitioner's Board and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the educational requirements for registration. Other conditions apply including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the Board as this is regularly reviewed.

We offer intimate ‘small class room’ training (i.e. no more than 18 students per trainer) at our state-of-the-art training facilities just minutes from the CBD.

All  training materials are included in our prices.

Course Requirements

To be awarded the Certificate IV of Bookkeeping, competency must be achieved in thirteen (13) units of competency; (6) Core units (7) Elective units

Core Units

FNSBKG401 Develop and implement policies and procedures relevant to bookkeeping activities

FNSBKG404 Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system

FNSINC401 Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents


FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system

FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system

FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets

FNSACC406A Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

BSBWHS201 Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

*The course unit selection may change without notice.

Certificate IV in Bookkeeping

Job Outcome from this course

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Pathways / Further Study

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Bookkeeping students will be offered advanced standing into the Diploma of Business or a Diploma of Accounting. Students may also use the qualification to assist them in gaining employment within a small to large business.


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For fees look at the appropriate enrolment form as subsidies may apply. 

For more information contact our staff on +617 3343 8073 or email information@aus-ias.edu.au

Brisbane Campus

Our Brisbane campus is located within the Mount Gravatt TAFE grounds just 10 minutes from the Brisbane CBD. The campus facilities are modern, with plenty of free parking and is conveniently located with access to excellent transport facilities with two major bus lines stopping at the campus gates.


All information was accurate at time of publication, however Australian Institute of Advanced Studies policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.